European Ocean Biodiversity Information System

EurOBIS point locations EurOBIS - the European Node
of the international Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) - publishes distribution data on marine species, collected within European marine waters or collected by European researchers
outside European marine waters.
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EurOBIS currently holds:
1,280 datasets
of which 605 datasets published with DOI
35,680,227 occurrence records
92,104,595 extended Measurement Or Facts (eMoF) records
30,661,733 quality controlled records (86% QC'd)
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Latest additions & updates

[2023-05-22] ICES historical plankton dataset (214,059 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-05-22] ICES Fish predator/prey data (223,910 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-05-22] Rockall survey ICES Vib (40,141 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-05-22] Irish ground fish survey (586,251 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-05-22] Baltic international trawl surveys (1,295,178 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-05-22] Network Monitoring phytoplankton (695,727 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-05-22] Epibenthos and demersal fish monitoring in function of wind energy... (7,515 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-05-22] Mackerel and horse mackerel eggs (108,225 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-05-22] North Sea cod and plaice egg surveys (2004, 2009) (75,713 records) [update] [metadata]
[2023-05-22] Atlantic Anguilla surveys (1862-2007) (15,700 records) [update] [metadata]

Species documented for the first time in EurOBIS

[2023-04-27]Plectropterus gambensis (Linnaeus, 1766)[map][WoRMS]
[2023-04-27]Vanellus crassirostris (Hartlaub, 1855)[map][WoRMS]
[2023-04-27]Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis (Shaw, 1800)[map][WoRMS]
[2023-04-27]Pelecanus erythrorhynchos Gmelin, 1789[map][WoRMS]
[2023-04-27]Horastrea indica Pichon, 1971[map][WoRMS]
[2023-04-27]Albula glossodonta (Forsskål, 1775)[map][WoRMS]
[2023-04-27]Xylocarpus moluccensis (Lam.) M.Roem.[map][WoRMS]
[2023-04-27]Thalasseus bengalensis (Lesson, 1831) accepted as Sterna bengalensis Lesson, 1831[map][WoRMS]
[2023-04-27]Egretta dimorpha Hartert, 1914[map][WoRMS]
[2023-04-27]Anastomus oscitans (Boddaert, 1783)[map][WoRMS]

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